The lines spoken between Leonard Nimoy and Mayor Quimby "Do you even know who I am?" "I think I do...weren't you one of the little rascals?"
Marge tells Homer she has someone with her who can help and Homer says "Batman?"
Leonard Nimoy talks about being on the set of Star Trek.
Quimby says "May the force be with you" to Leonard Nimoy (mistaking Star Trek for Star Wars).
An "Axel F"-like theme plays as Mr. Burns and Smithers sneak the toxic waste out of the power plant.
Show within the show mentioned called "Springfield Heights 90210".
The restraining jacket Mr. Burns wears in the court case is the clothing Hannibal was made to wear.
"Springfield Heights 90210" is a reference to both "Beverly Hills 90210" and "The Heights."
Butters plans to pose as a real-estate agent and con everyone into spending money on a monorail which will break before being told it's already been done on The Simpsons, it was done in this episode.
The monorail track can be found in one of the levels. The monorail itself is a hidden vehicle.
Ogdenville, North Haverbrook and Brockway mentioned
North Haverbrook mentioned
In the "Simpsons" episode "Marge vs. the Monorail," Homer names his pet possum "Bitey." In "Mr. Popper's Penguins," Mr. Popper gives one of his penguins the same name.
1 couch gag clip from the montage at the start of this episode is from this episode.
One of the clips used to make this clip show.
Leonard Nimoy's cameo is recalled
Homer's song is to the tune of the Flintstones and the opening before the song is a scene-for-scene spoof of the opening of the Flintstones
Lyle Lanley's support-winning song is a spoof of a musical number from this film.
Mr. Burns and Smithers's escape from the town hall meeting, complete with grappling hook, spoofs Batman and Vicki's escape from the Joker in "Batman."